Leslie Corrie in 1902.
|31st Mayor of Brisbane|
|Preceded by||Thomas Proe|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Rees|
|Born||Leslie Gordon Corrie|
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
|Died|| 2 August 1918 (aged 58 or 59)|
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
|Resting place||Toowong Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Christina Jane MacPherson (m.1899 d.1937)|
Leslie Gordon Corrie (1859–1918) was an architect and the mayor of Brisbane, Queensland from 1902 to 1903. A number of his architectural works are now heritage-listed.
Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.5 million. The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range, sprawling across several of Australia's most populous local government areas (LGAs)—most centrally the City of Brisbane, which is by far the most populous LGA in the nation. The demonym of Brisbane is "Brisbanite".
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Leslie Gordon Corrie was born in Hobart, Tasmania in 1859, the son of James Afleck Corrie of Kirkcudbright and Mary Campbell of Edinburgh.
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He worked as an architect, first in Hobart and then in Launceston. In 1886, he moved to Brisbane. From 1888 to 1892, he was in partnership with his former employer, Henry Hunter trading as "Hunter and Corrie". From 1898 to 1905, he was in partnership with G.H.M. Addison as Addison and Corrie. At other times he had a solo practice.
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On 25 March 1899, Corrie married Christina Jane Macpherson at St Thomas' Church, Enfield, Sydney.
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Corrie served as an alderman on the Brisbane Municipal Council from 1901 to 1905 and was mayor in 1902 and 1903.During that time, he served on the following committees:
Corrie was interested in horticulture. He was a fellow of the Linneas Society. He was a president of the Queensland Acclimatisation Society. He was involved in introducing and trialling many fruits and plants into Queensland. He is credited with the introduction of the custard apple.
Corrie died in Brisbane on 2 August 1918.He was buried in Toowong Cemetery on 3 August 1918.
Working as Hunter and Corrie, his works included:
Working independently, his works included:
Working as Addison and Corrie, his works included:
Working independently again, his works included:
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